A fascinating cross between a self-help book and a memoir, although the former falls a little short.
Some people really have earned the status of hero when we consider history.
Want to understand the economy? Look elsewhere. Want to understand economic history? This may help.
I don’t think this book had the desired effect.
Venice isn’t just a gem of a city, it is also one of the most historically significant cities in the world.
What is a war story? What is an anti-war story?
Humanity’s prehistory was once very overlooked by people who claimed to be lovers of history. Hopefully this book changes that.
A book about Benoit Mandelbrot? Cool! And it’s magical realism? Even cooler!
It’s execution? Not so cool…
The Emperor of all Maladies is a wonderfully and detailed look at a terrifying disease – cancer. It does so in exacting detail.
A classic? A French hero braved the foreign hordes to defend his homeland. I’m not so sure…